A constellation for the northern hemisphere situated between Cepheus and Perseus so-called in honor of the spouse of Cepheus a fabulous king of Ethiopia
- (Greek mythology) the partner of Cepheus and mom of Andromeda
- a W-shaped constellation inside northern hemisphere near Polaris
- A constellation of the north hemisphere, situated between Cepheus and Perseus; -- so named honoring the wife of Cepheus, the perfect master of Ethiopia.
Mother of Andromeda.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female
northern constellation, in Greek mythology queen of Ethiopia and mom of Andromeda, from Latinized form of Greek Kassiepeia, Kassiopeia, of unknown etymology. Associated: Cassiopeian.
ANDROMEDA, in Greek legend, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia (Cassiope, Cassiepeia), king and queen of the Ethiopians.